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Two top freedom-fighters attached to the Galician Resistance are thought to be based in northern Portugal where they have been making a lot of the arsenal used in the group’s recent attacks in...

Mother ‘recognises’ body in oven

The mother of a young girl missing since October has said she has “no doubts” that the body found earlier this month tied at the hands and feet and trussed into an industrial oven in Braga is that...

Mystery surrounds Portuguese murdered in UK

Details of the Portuguese man murdered in an alleyway in Crawley, West Sussex, at the weekend, were still sketchy at the time of going to press on Wednesday and, according to news reports, the...

Prison break

Three men, including a convicted murderer, escaped from prison in Grândola over the weekend, but at the time of writing, two had already been recaptured. The men, aged between 35 and 40, made...

Forestry fines

In a bid to cut down on forest fires, the Government is planning fines for property owners who fail to keep their neck of the woods in shape. Talking to Antena 1 radio station, agriculture...

Water sector will not be privatised after all

The Portuguese government has “no intention” of privatising the water sector, it said last week.

According to a statement issued by the Environment Ministry, which oversees the state-run...

Portuguese business ‘dancing’ to Venezuelan vibes

Deputy Prime Minister Paulo Portas last week announced a package of contracts between Portugal and Venezuela worth €1.6 billion.

The figures exclude the contract worth €4 million already...

Madeira’s missing baby found alive and well

Eighteen-month old Daniel Abreu, the baby who went missing on Sunday afternoon in Madeira, was found alive and well on Wednesday morning.

The little boy, who apparently toddled out of the...

Health service fraud now threatens flu vaccines

Infarmed, the national medicines authority, has opened a national inquiry into an elaborate scheme to import illegal flu vaccines from Spain.

The scheme has raised particular concerns as it...

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